Safeway Business Process Owner Distribution Systems in Boise, Idaho

Job Title:

Business Process Owner Distribution Systems


Safeway Inc







Position Category:

Supply Chain/Distribution/Logistics/Manufacturing

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Job Description:

Albertsons Safeway is working to become the favorite food and drug retailer in every market it serves. The organization includes 2,230 stores, 27 distribution facilities and 19 manufacturing plants with over 250,000 employees across 34 states and the District of Columbia. The company is privately owned with supermarkets across the country that include: Albertsons, Safeway, Vons, Pavilions, Randalls, Tom Thumb, Carrs, ACME, Jewel-Osco, Lucky, Shaw’s, Star Market, Super Saver, United Supermarkets, Market Street and Amigos.The Supply Chain Department has an opening for a Business Process Owner Transportation Systems. This position will be located in Boise, Idaho.Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:-Ownership of system configuration ensuring compliance with Business Unit expectations and Governmental requirements by providing Subject Matter Expertise (SME) of distribution/warehouse applications.-Conduct system audits, health and risk assessments across all facilities, overseeing the cross functional performance of the business process in Albertsons and Safeway Distribution Centers.-Monitors system functionality and data integrity. -Provide 24x7 systems support of incident and problem resolution across all facilities. Facilitates the research and resolution of issues, as appropriate. Communicates system issues as they arise.-Process governance and management which is expected to include data gathering and analysis, best practice research, process mapping, developing and recommending alternatives for improvement, developing performance metrics, obtaining leadership or stakeholder agreement, implementing improvements and monitoring post-process improvement initiative perform to updated standards in addition to ownership of operational processes.-Partners with IT in design and development of system enhancements. Coordinates the testing and validation of system fix and enhancement installation. -Management and/or support for project implementations (e.g. analysis, functional design & configuration, testing, training, change management, implementation and documentation), training, and technology innovation.-Supports and coordinates the ongoing operations and supports the long-term vision of a Distribution Center (DC) operational area.-Assists with prioritizing issues and requested system enhancements.-Support and leadership for Lifecycle Management of systems and technologies across all distribution center facilities.-Consulting as required to senior and field management.-Develop and maintain Business Continuity Plans across all distribution centers.-Support strategic business and systems planning. Major emphasis is placed on working with IT to eliminate down time and service failures, as well as driving new technology adoption process and implementing process improvement initiatives. -Provide IT, Operations and Vendor Relationship Management.Qualifications: -Bachelor’s degree or 2 years of college coursework plus 3-5 years industry experience.-2+ years’ cross-functional team coordination/leadership.-2+ years’ functional specification, systems project implementation and integration experience.-APICS certification or comparable resource management certification highly desired.-Work independently and maintain high intensity with minimal supervision.-Subject Matter Expertise of grocery distribution processes and systems.-Work with and develop strong relationships in a distributed team environment.-Knowledge of major warehouse management systems (e.g. RedPrairie, Manhattan, Infor, Oracle, SAP, Adage, FAS, etc.). -Analyze, problem solve, organize, and communicate (written & oral) effectively.-Develop and provide training or give formal presentations in large group settings.-Evaluate vendor technologies for compatibility to Safeway technology architecture.-Effectively use advanced PC skills (e.g. Microsoft Suite tools) including Visio, Project and MS Access.Respond to: Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a resume by visiting We foster an inclusive working environment where the different strengths and perspectives of each employee is both recognized and valued. We believe that building successful relationships with our customers and our communities is only possible through the diversity of our people. And, a diverse workforce leads to better teamwork and creative thinking, as well as mutual understanding and respect.We provide employment, training, compensation, promotion and other conditions of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, medical condition, marital status or any other legally protected status.We support a drug-free workplace – all applicants offered a position are required to pass a pre-employment drug test before they are hired.AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER